Francisco Ramos-Gomez, DDS, MS, MPH 1. Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) 2. Detection and intervention of Early Childhood Caries (ECC) 3. Cultural competencies and oral health care on the Latino/Hispanic Community 4. Improving and developing policies and clinical guildlines for public and private Perinatal and infant oral health 5. Understanding oral health disparities across racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups to increase access to care.
Daniela Silva, DDS, MS 1. Cariology: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Caries Disease 2. Restorative Dentistry 3. Pulp Therapy 4. Dental Trauma
Clarice Law, DMD, MS 1. Parenting styles and behavior guidance 2. Academic activities that enhance learning at the predoctoral level 3. Career development for academic dentists 4. Space loss and space regaining
James Crall, DDS, MS, ScD 1. Risk assessment and interventions to improve pediatric oral health in diverse populations 2. Access to care and financing of public dental benefit programs for children 3. Evaluations of state efforts to improve access to dental services in Medicaid/CHIP programs 4. Evaluations of quality and performance of care provided in ambulatory dental care settings 5. Development of consumer survey instruments to assess dental plan performance
Donna Kritz-Silverstein, PhD 1. Women’s health 2. Chronic disease (diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis/bone density, cognitive function) 3. Stress in dental students /Dental education 4. Increasing oral health knowledge and preventive oral health behaviors 5. Access to oral health care/Disparities in oral health care 6. Connection between oral health and physical health and disease